Taupo Weekender

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  • GOLF RESULTS

    Tuesday Ladies

  • Changes are on the horizon

    It is time for a change.

  • In these testing Covid times, keep your dogs in control

    With Covid in the community, Taupō District Council suggests it’s best for all our dog owners to keep their pooches on a lead in spaces where they need to be, and make sure their canine companions do not run up to other dogs, or people.

  • MĀORI WORD

    The Taupō & Tūrangi Weekender supports Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, the Māori Language Commission’s campaign to increase New Zealanders’ te reo Māori vocabulary by running a different Māori word to learn each week. This week’s word: marumaru - shade

  • It’s time to get the garden ready because winter is coming

    While plenty of vegetables are still producing and harvest is still ongoing, there is certainly a noticeable chill in the air.

  • Kiwis losing millions to online scams

    According to New Zealand Police’s Financial Intelligence Unit, Kiwis who get tricked into passing their money to love interests lose tens of millions of dollars annually to these scams.

  • Challenge to speed cut on highway

    A petition calling for national highways management agency Waka Kotahi NZT to rescind the decision to lower the speed limit on 76km of the Napier-Taupō Highway has been placed before Parliament.

  • Farmer fined $35,000 for failing to care for his sheep

    A South Waikato sheep and beef farmer has been fined $35,000 after failing to care for his sheep, leaving eight dead in a paddock.

  • Simmering hotspots on SH5 beckon

    There’s a simmering hotbed of geothermal activity beneath State Highway 5. And with scientists suggesting that only 16km of terra firma separate your car tyres from bubbling magma, it’s tempting to get a little heavy-footed.

  • It was a hot, dry February until Cyclone Dovi blew in

    February, the last month of summer, began hot, humid and very dry in Taupō but the passage of a weakening tropical Cyclone Dovi on February 11 brought a dramatic change in weather patterns.

Featured documents

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Setting the record straight

    Vaccine-related hospitalisations are being hushed upThere are many approaches to assessing the safety of vaccines after they’re introduced. One is to collect reports of adverse events that occur after the administration of vaccines, even if the vaccine might not have caused the event. These reports ...

  • Taupō’s Hemopereki first Māori scholar to win US college fellowship

    Taupō academic and scholar Hemopereki Hōani Simon says some people - especially the growing conservative movement espoused by groups like Hobson’s Pledge - find his work difficult....

  • RSA employee wins $27k over dismissal

    Two years ago, Leila McLeod accused an executive member at her workplace of discrimination and bullying. Two weeks later she was dismissed....

  • Hooked by the feeling Blind angler Toni Marks says it’s all in the touch

    Anthony Marks recalls with a laugh, the first time he tried fly fishing....

  • ‘We were being smashed’

    ATaupō man fed up with the “soul-destroying” MIQ lottery, found a unique way to return to New Zealand....

  • 8 tips to ease your Covid anxiety

    New Zealanders have high hopes for a safe summer and a better 2022, but it’s still easy to succumb to worry in the face of unpredictability....

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